Condition category
Infections and Infestations
Date applied
05/08/2003
Date assigned
28/10/2003
Last edited
10/10/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Joachim Ernst Fischer

ORCID ID

Contact details

University Children's Hospital
Steinwiesstrasse 75
Zurich
CH-8032
Switzerland

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Not provided at time of registration

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Diagnostic

Patient information sheet

Condition

Sepsis in neonates and critically ill children

Intervention

New laboratory markers for infection given to physicians in charge of the patients in order to improve diagnostic work-up.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/2003

Overall trial end date

31/12/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Newborns and critically ill paediatric patients of a tertiary University Children's Hospital

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Other

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/2003

Recruitment end date

31/12/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Switzerland

Trial participating centre

University Children's Hospital
Zurich
CH-8032
Switzerland

Sponsor information

Organisation

Chance for the Critically Ill Child Foundation (Stiftung Chance fuer das kritisch kranke Kind) (Switzerland)

Sponsor details

Steinwiesstrasse 75
Zurich
CH-8032
Switzerland

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Chance for the Critically Ill Child Foundation (Stiftung Chance fuer das kritisch kranke Kind) (Switzerland)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2004 protocol in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15566590

Publication citations

  1. Protocol

    Horisberger T, Harbarth S, Nadal D, Baenziger O, Fischer JE, G-CSF and IL-8 for early diagnosis of sepsis in neonates and critically ill children - safety and cost effectiveness of a new laboratory prediction model: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN91123847]., Crit Care, 2004, 8, 6, R443-50, doi: 10.1186/cc2971.

Additional files

Editorial Notes